Reading for fun and self-preservation

Henry and Jane sit on the couch, their little feet dangling over the edge of the cushions. Jane listens patiently as Henry reads her a book.

Me: This is a nice scene to walk in on.

Henry: (smiling) I agreed to read her a book if she agreed to stop kicking me.


just us said...

Not sure what that teaches, Jane but hey, everyone was momentarily happy.

Craig Wesley said...

A successful negotiation, with all parties satisfied at the outcome. Excellent.